Full-time: One year, Part-time: Usually two years
C616; Short form: BA/EFM3
Burnley (Campus code: B)
If you’ve completed an exercise-related foundation degree or HND, you can top it up to an honours degree with this one-year course. Innovative and intellectually challenging, this programme covers aspects of health and fitness operations management, personal training, high performance conditioning and allied research. It focuses on personal training, operations management and career development, all modules which allow you to acquire a variety of employability skills whilst developing your research skills through an additional independent piece of work. On graduation, you’ll be equipped with the skills and experiences you need to succeed in the contemporary exercise and fitness management environment.
Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, industry professional qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies are welcome and considered on an individual basis.
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The Exercise and Fitness Management programme is an intellectually challenging programme of study that will equip students with the necessary skills and experiences to enable graduates to function effectively in the contemporary exercise and fitness management environment.
The course provides a progression route for those students completing health and fitness related FDAs delivered at our partner colleges and also those students studying HNDs and FDAs further afield. The core of the programme focuses on advances in fitness training, operations management and career development.
These modules give students the opportunities to acquire a variety of employability skills whilst developing their research skills through an additional independent piece of work. Optional modules are included to allow a degree of flexibility and enables students to personalise their programme to suit their vocational aspirations.
This course is subject to formal course review and reapproval by the University as part of its normal cycle of regular review (a process called Periodic Review). Course information and programme specifications are updated and reviewed as part of this process and course structure and content may be changed to enable the University to deliver a better quality of educational experience to students. This can be in response to various factors including: student feedback; annual reports from external examiners; feedback from the sector or industry advisors or as part of the regular review process by course teams.
This process may well result in changes to the structure and content of the current course as outlined in this Handbook. Any changes made as a result of the process will be immediately included in the course documentation and all students holding current offers will be provided with revised versions prior to the commencement of their programme. If you are not satisfied with the changes, you will be offered the opportunity to withdraw from the programme and, if required, reasonable support to transfer to another provider.
For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
Full-time: £7,000 per year (UK/EU) at Burnley Campus, £9,000 per year (UK/EU) at Preston Campus
Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.
The course comprises a wide range of learning methods, including lectures, seminars, workshops, practical sessions and on-line learning.
Optional modules are included so you can personalise the programme to suit your interests and ambitions.
This course has been designed to thoroughly prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities from performance enhancement and sports management to public services and health management. Some graduates have gone on to work in the commercial and retail sector.
The course provides a progression route for those students completing health and fitness related FDAs delivered at our partner colleges and also those students studying HNDs and FDAs.
View our interactive map for guidance on progressing in a career in Sport.